Kids and Us Horta - Guinardó

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Equip de teachers

Viviana Pereyra

La Viviana és una professora responsable a qui li 20180903_Marcfotos_teachers_HORTAencanta treballar a Kids&Us. Al nostre centre, és la coordinadora acadèmica i realitza tasques de suport a direcció. Fa més de deu anys que es dedica a l’ensenyament de l’anglès i a la gestió de centres educatius. Ha viscut a Estats Units i s’ha sumat al nostre equip el curs passat. La Viviana ha treballat amb grups d’Animal Planet i de mètode Cambrige, on s’ho ha passat d’allò més bé.

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What do you like the most about working with children?
I really love how the get surprised by little things; every activity represents a reason of awe for them. I truly enjoy seeing surprised faces everywhere!

Have you got any hobbies?
Since I moved to Barcelona, I have taken up gardening. I also enjoy yoga and skiing; though I’d like to practice them more.

With which Kids&Us character can you identify the most?
I feel identified with Alex: I love discovering new places, people and cultures.

Which is your favourite English word?
My favourite English word is forgive.

If you were an animal, what would you be?
I would be a humming bird. I am just amazed at how these little creatures can fly restlessly and travel long distances. They are like magic to me!


Bibiana Gasch

La Bibiana és una mestra a qui li agrada moltíssim laBibiana_HORTA seva professió. Des de petita, somiava en estudiar per a arribar, a ser una bona mestra d’anglès. És mestra de primària i es va especialitzar en l’ensenyança de l’anglès. Va tenir la sort de poder posar en pràctica l’ensenyament a una escola on la primera llengua és l’anglès donant-li l’oportunitat d’aprofundir en l’aprenentatge de noves metodologies aplicades en altres països. Aquest és el seu segon any a Kids & Us i el comença amb molta il·lusió. Aquest curs viurà moltes aventures amb l’Oliver, la Marcia, en Ben i la Brenda.

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What do you like the most about working with children?
What I like the most about working with children is that it is a job where I not only have lots of fun but also learn a lot of things.

Have you got any hobbies?
I really like watching series, reading thrillers and spending time with my family and friends.

With which Kids&Us character can you identify the most? 
I can identify most with Linda because she loves rabbits, just like me!

Which is your favourite English word?
My favourite English word is fluffy because it is used to describe the most adorable things in life such as kittens, clouds and teddy bears.

If you were an animal, what would you be?
I would be a penguin because I stay true to my thoughts, values ​​and feelings.


Marina Alvarado

La Marina és una noia molt divertida i amb sentit de Marina_HORTAl’humor. És graduada en Filologia anglesa i espanyola. Des de ben petita les llengües i les diferents cultures li han cridat molt l’atenció i és per això que durant cinc anys ha estat vivint i estudiant a San Francisco i Los Ángeles, Califòrnia. És el seu tercer any a Kids&Us i és professora d’Animal Planet, Cambridge i alguns nivells Kids. A més, la Marina pensa que poder formar part de la formació dels més petits és molt gratificant, no només perquè gaudeix veient el seu progrés acadèmic, sinó també el personal.

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What do you like the most about working with children?
What I like the most is to see their smiles when they realize that their answer is correct and they feel proud and happy.

Have you got any hobbies?
My passion is travelling around the world and trying different types of food!

Which Kids&Us character can you identify the most?
My favourite character is Marcia since she has amazing powers and I love to perform her powers with the kids in class. We really enjoy dancing and singing together.

Which is your favourite English word?
My favorite word in English is cheers.

If you were an animal, what would you be?
I would love to be a cat because they are independent, clean, go out and then they come back to their home. Therefore, I believe they are smart animals.


Gisela Gómez

La Gisela és una professora responsable i Gisela_HORTAapassionada amb la seva feina. És estudiant de traducció i interpretació d’anglès i ha tingut l’oportunitat de viure i posar en pràctica el què sap a terres angleses. També ha fet de professora d’anglès de classes particulars ensenyant el mètode tradicional. Aquest serà el tercer any a Kids&Us i té moltes ganes de gaudir ensenyant, aprenent i observant l’evolució dels infants. Aquest curs s’embrancarà amb les aventures de la Linda, el Sam, l’Emma, la Pam i en Paul i el Ben i la Brenda.

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What do you like the most about working with children?
What I like the most about working with children is they are very grateful and at the end of the year it’s a pleasure to see their improvement.

Have you got any hobbies?
I love travelling, being involved with animals and spending free time with my friends and family.

With which Kids&Us character can you identify the most?
I can identify most with Emma. She is a little girl who enjoys discovering new things.

Which is your favourite English word?
My favourite English word is wanderlust!

If you were an animal, what would you be?
I would be a cat. They are cute and fluffy. They are independent and strong animals but at the same time they are the sweetest pets in the world.


Sara Hidalgo

La Sara és una professora energètica i dedicada. És Sara_HORTAfilòloga anglesa i ha tingut l’oportunitat de viure i posar en pràctica l’ensenyament en diferents ciutats. També ha fet de professora d’anglès en altres escoles ensenyant el mètode tradicional i porta deu anys en el món del lleure educatiu. Aquest serà el seu quart any a Kids&Us i té moltes ganes de seguir gaudint amb les classes, de continuar aprenent amb els nens i de fer un bon seguiment del seu aprenentatge. Aquest curs s’embrancarà amb les aventures de l’Emma, de la Pam i en Paul i de Fairy Tales 1 i 2.

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What do you like the most about working with children?
What I like the most about working with children is that they surprise you with their creativity all the time. Moreover, I am fascinated about seeing how capable they are of expressing themselves in a foreign language, even if they are not aware of it.

Have you got any hobbies?
I’m keen on travelling and spending quality time with my friends and family.

With which Kids&Us character can you identify the most?
I can identify with Pam and Paul, they are really inquisitive and adventurous.

Which is your favourite English word?
My favourite English word is communication!

If you were an animal, what would you be?
I would be an eagle. Thus, I could observe how everything works from above everyone’s heads and I could enjoy some amazing views.


Nadia Cáceres

La Nadia és una professora responsable i entregada Nadia_HORTAen el que fa, apassionada de l’anglès i encara més de poder ensenyar i compartir amb els seus alumnes moments agradables. Va estudiar llengües extrangeres i es va especialitzar en la llengua anglesa. Aquest serà el seu primer any com a mestra a Kids&Us i té moltes ganes de posar en pràctica tot allò que ha après amb una metodologia creativa. Aquest curs serà mestra dels grups de Marcia, Pam&Paul, Animal Planet 1, Animal Planet 2 i Fairy Tales 1.

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What do you like the most about working with children?
What I like the most about working with children is that it’s rewarding job. The teachers enjoy being part of the children’s evolution.

Have you got any hobbies?
I love dancing, reading books, and spending time with my family.

With which Kids&Us character can you identify the most?
I can identify most with Marcia because she loves her pets and I love mine too.

Which is your favorite English word?
My favorite English word is thirsty.

If you were an animal, what would you be?
I would be a Lion. They are strong and protect their family no matter what happens.


Laia Cuesta

La Laia és una professora divertida i simpàtica a la Laia_HORTAque li agrada molt ensenyar a nens. Estudia filologia anglesa i, quan acabi la carrera, vol seguir ensenyant anglès i així gaudir de l’evolució de l’aprenentatge dels nens. Aquest és el seu primer any a Kids&Us i acompanyarà el Sam, la Marcia, l’Oliver i l’Alex d’Animal Planet 1 i 2 a través de les seves aventures.

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What do you like the most about working with children?
I love the feeling you get when a student who has difficulties with something in English finally gets to understand it and is also able to hold it back in her/his mind.

Have you got any hobbies?
Yes! I love reading, going to the movies and spending time with my friends.

Which Kids&Us character can you identify the most?
With Emma because she loves sweets, just like me!

Which is your favorite English word?
My favorite English word is closet!

If you were an animal, what would you be?
I would be, without a doubt, a cat. They love cuddles and they spend most of the day playing and eating. Plus, they’re so adorable!


Rita Galilea

La Rita és una professora energètica i dinàmica. S’ha Rita_HORTAespecialitzat en l’ensenyament de l’anglès com a llengua estrangera i ha estat ensenyant durant més deu anys com a professora particular. A més a més, ha tornat fa poc de Sudàfrica, on també ha estat treballant com a mestra. Aquest any serà el seu primer any a Kids&Us i s’embarcarà en les aventures d’Animal Planet i Fairy Tales.

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What do you like the most about working with children?
What I like the most is that is definitely a very rewarding experience, kids make you laugh and they’re sweet.

Have you got any hobbies?
I love sports such as running and yoga and I also love traveling.

With which Kids&Us character can you identify the most?
I would say Alex; she is a girl who loves discovering.

Which is your favourite English word?
My favourite English word is alluring.

If you were an animal, what would you be?
If I was an animal, I would love to be a penguin. They are very funny and also very romantic animals.


Ana Huerta

L’Ana és una professora responsable i afectiva. ÉsAna_HORTA mestra d’educació física i anglès de primària, i ha tingut l’oportunitat de viure i posar en pràctica l’ensenyament a Anglaterra, Nepal i Austràlia; també ha fet de professora d’anglès en altres escoles bressol i acadèmies d’anglès. Porta més de deu anys en el món del lleure educatiu. Aquest serà el primer any que treballarà a Kids&Us i té moltes ganes de gaudir ensenyant el mètode, aprenent i observant l’evolució dels seus alumnes. Aquest curs s’embrancarà amb les aventures de la Linda, el Sam, la Emma i l’Oliver.

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What do you like the most about working with children?
A teacher loves children unconditionally and is a consistent example of what love is and should be through the English language, which is priceless.

Have you got any hobbies?
I love sports, travelling and photography.

With which Kids&Us character can you identify the most? 
I can identify most with Linda, who is thoughtful and full of love for their pupils. She loves kisses and hugs, and so do I too 🙂

Which is your favourite English word?
My favourite English word is LOVE!

If you were an animal, what would you be?
I would be a lioness, who represents strength, vigilance and protective instinct.


María Ángeles Moreno

La María Ángeles és una mestra dinàmica i MAngeles_HORTAdedicada. És llicenciada en psicopedagogia i mestra de primària i ha exercit com a professora en col·legis i acadèmies implementant mètodes educatius nous. A més a més, sempre ha estudiat anglès i li encanta practicar-lo. Ara comença ara el seu tercer any a Kids&Us, per primera vegada amb alumnes de P&P, B&B, Animal Planet 2 i Fairy Tales.

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What do you like the most about working with children?
It continues to be an adventure to meet new students and build with them this environment where their language grows as they engage with the characters and story.

Have you got any hobbies?
I’m passionate about music, dancing and sports. I love seeing my projects grow getting deeply involved.

With which Kids&Us character can you identify the most?
I get easily engaged with Alex from Animal Planet. The adventurous life she has is something I also share.

Which is your favourite English word?
The word Star.

If you were an animal, what would you be?
I would be a Vance, it’s the fastest bird in the world!


Paula del Campo

20181017_Marcfotos_teachers_HORTAGUINARDOLa Paula és una professora molt dinàmica i expressiva, li agraden molt els nens. És estudiant de psicologia i ha treballat com a professora d’extraescolar d´anglès. És monitora de lleure tots els estius en uns campaments d’ anglès. Aquest any és el seu primer any a Kids&Us i ve amb ganes d’aprofitar les classes, fer que els nens aprenguin amb ella i gaudir molt de l’experiència. Aquest curs estarà amb els grups de Mous, Linda i Marcia.

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What do you like the most about working with children?
What I like the most about working with children is learning of and with them.

Have you got any hobbies?
I enjoy playing piano, skiing and participating in plays.

Which Kids&Us character can you identify the most?
I can identify more with Pam, shei is fascinated with magic, as me.

Which is your favourite English word?
My favourite English word is washing Machine.

If you were an animal, what would you be?
I would be a monkey. They climb in the trees and monkeys are very intelligent. They also live in big groups and I would enjoy that a lot.


Lara Rodríguez

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La Lara és una professora a la que li encanta la seva feina. Li agrada el tracte amb els nens i nenes i l’ensenyament. Té experiència com a mestra ja que va començar a treballar com a professora d’anglès fa uns anys, però es va incorporar a l’equip de Kids&Us aquest any. És estudiant de Traducció i Interpretació a la Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, amb especialitat d’anglès i francès. Ha viscut a Brusel·les i viatjat per gran part d’Europa, ja que é una gran pasió pels idiomes, l’art i les diferents cultures.

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What do you like the most about working with children?
I love the fact that they are very dynamic and full of energy, and so are the lessons, which are always different and exciting, and not only do the kids learn, but also us, teachers, learn a lot about them.

Have you got any hobbies?
Music is my biggest hobby and part time job. I like writing, singing and producing music (mostly in english).

With which Kids&Us character can you identify the most?
I identify the most with Emma, a very curious kid that loves learning, just like I do and did when I was a kid.

What’s your favourite word in English?
I think my favourite word in English is awesome. I love the sound of it and I think it always depicts something very positive.

If you were and animal, what would you be?
I’d be a falcon, as they are strong and impressive animals; and of course because they can fly and they are very agile.


Sílvia Cortès

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A la Sílvia li encanta l’energia que transmeten els nens i treballar amb ells l’apassiona. És estudiant de periodisme i ha treballat amb nens de diverses edats per a ensenyar-los anglès. Aquest any és el seu primer any a Kids&Us i ve amb ganes de gaudir de l’experiència, fent que els nens aprenguin el màxim sobre l’idioma i a la vegada s’ho passin bé. Aquest curs s’embarcarà amb les aventures de l’Emma.

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What do you like the most about working with children?
What I like the most about working with children is that they love to discover new things, and they show their emotions without fears, saying what they really think. Moreover, I adore their view of the world.

Have you got any hobbies?
I love listening to music, reading and traveling.

With which Kids&Us character can you identify the most?
The character which I can identify the most is Emma because of his happiness and Alex, who loves discovering new cultures and traveling.

Wich is your favorite English word?
My favorite English word is wonderlust.

If you were an animal, what would you be?
If I was an animal, I would love to be a tigress. They are very self-confident and elegant animals.


Núria

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La Núria és una noia molt alegre i amb una gran passió per l’anglès i la pedagogia. Ha arribat aquest any al Kids&Us amb moltíssimes ganes d’ensenyar aquesta llengua que tant estima i passar-ho d’allò més bé amb els infants. És estudiant d’Interpretació a l’Escola Superior d’Art Dramàtic i és monitora de lleure amb nens i nenes de totes les edats. Des que era petita li han cridat molt l’atenció els nous mètodes d’ensenyança i la formació acadèmica i personal dels infants a través de l’experiència, el joc i la diversió, i per això li encanta treballar al Kids&Us. Aquest any és teacher de Pam&Paul, Ben&Brenda i Animal Planet 1.

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What do you like the most about working with children?
What I like the most about working with children is that you’re able to teach them new things everyday while working on their values and having fun with them at the same time.

Have you got any hobbies?
My two big passions are acting and singing, and I also love spending time with my friends and family, going hiking on the mountains, traveling all around the world and meeting new people and different cultures.

With which Kids&Us character can you identify the most?
I mostly identify with Alex because she is very curious and adventurous like me and I feel like we would have so much fun together!

Which is your favourite English word?
My favourite English word is dream, because I think that dreams are the most beautiful thing in the world and we should never give up on them.

If you were an animal, what would you be?
I would be a butterfly, so I could fly free and visit every single part of the world with my wings.


Ann

ann staff nou barrisL’Ann és una noia divertida i propera. Ha sigut professora d’art i teatre a adolescents i monitora de campaments i casals per a nens. És una apassionada de la cultura britànica i de l’illa de Jersey. Allà hi va viure un temps quan era au-pair en una família i on va participar com a voluntària en algunes activitats d’una llar d’infants.
És graduada en Belles Arts i s’està preparant per ser professora de secundària de dibuix i llengua anglesa. Li encanta el món de l’educació, li agrada veure com els nens i nenes aprenen coses noves a partir de la creativitat. Per això se sent molt identificada amb la metodologia de Kids&Us i molt orgullosa de formar part de l’escola.

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What do you like the most about working with children?
I love their expression of amazement when they learn something new. Their passion is contagious!

Have you got any hobbies?
Yes! I love writing and signing songs with my husband. In my free time, I also enjoy visiting new places, especially old villages in the countryside. There is so much to explore!

Which Kids&Us character can you identify the most?
I’d say Linda. It’s a very sweet and brave character that helps the young ones to discover themselves and the world around them.

Which is your favorite English word?
Chocolate!

If you were an animal, what would you be?
A birdie, always ready to fly high and sing happily.

Which is your favorite city?
A small town in Menorca called Alaior in the Balearic Islands. With white houses and green doors, the streets look like a postcard! Also, they bake the best pastries ever.


MªJosé

La Mª José és una noia entusiasta i amb moltes ganes de provar coses noves i afrontar nous reptes. Va estudiar Traducció i Interpretació i en acabar va cursar un màster en Llengua i literatura espanyoles i Espanyol com a Llengua Estrangera.

Les seves grans passions són viatjar, les llengües i els nens, per això ha estat  Au Pair a Àustria, ha fet un any d’Erasmus a Alemanya i ha treballat com a professora en un institut de secundària a la Martinica, una illa del Carib francès. A més, li encanta el teatre, un hobby que no ha deixat mai de banda, i és també una gran aficionada de la cuina, la literatura i el cinema.

Aquest és el seu segon any amb el mètode Kids&Us, i té moltes ganes de seguir progressant amb els seus alumnes tot descobrint els móns d’en Mousy, en Sam, la Marcia, els Fairy Tales i els Animal Planet.

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What do you like the most about working with children? 
What I like the most about working with children is their innocence and their honesty. They just feel like doing an activity if they like it or they feel comfortable with their classmates and their teacher. Besides, it’s so gratifying when they show to you how much they have learnt and how happy they are because of that.

Have you got any hobbies? 
I love reading and writing, going to the cinema, acting and, above all, traveling is my passion.

Which Kids&Us character can you identify the most?  
I would say that I share with Emma her innocence and her curiosity about the world that surrounds her. That’s also why I identify myself with Alex, from Animal Planet 1, because she loves traveling and discovering what’s out there.

Which is your favourite English word? 
My favourite English word is Wanderlust, a word taken from German which means “desire of travel”.

If you were an animal, what would you be? 
I would be a bird. They’re free spirits and they can fly.

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